Configuring Mac Mail with your VCFA email account
Configuring Mac Mail with your VCFA email account
Contact Syncing - iPhone
Sync contacts with your iOS device
To sync your Google contacts with your Apple iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), we recommend using CardDAV, which is an Internet open standard. When you sync your Google contacts using CardDAV, you’ll be able to edit, add, and remove contacts from your devi...
Delete Autocomplete Addresses in Mac Mail
Start typing the recipient's address or name in a new message.
Select the desired address from the auto-complete list as if you'd compose an email to them.
Click the small down arrow in the recipient. Select Remove from the drop down menu.
Delete Autocomplete Addresses in Microsoft Outlook
Create a new email message in Outlook.
Start typing the name or address you want to remove.
Use the down arrow key to highlight the desired (undesired) entry.
Press Delete Key on your keyboard.
For more control over Outlook's email address auto-complete file, try a tool like Ingressor.
Forwarding your email account
PDF document explaining how to set up
Logging into your email account
In your favorite web browser go to http://webmail.vcfa.edu
You will come to the Google log in page:
Enter in your vcfa.edu email address and your password.
Click the ‘Sign In’ button and you will redirected to your email account.
Mac - Access VCFA Public Folders
In Outlook 2011 for Mac, in the ribbon, select Tools tab, then click on Public folders button.
In Folder browser window, navigate through the public folders tree until you locate the folder you need to access. Highlight the public folder, then click on Subscribe button.
Once you have select...
Not receiving an email that I forwarded to myself or from the group I just emailed.
When you send mail to any group or mailing list you subscribe to, Gmail automatically skips your inbox and archives the message to save you time and prevent clutter. The message will appear in your inbox if someone responds to it or if there is an error delivering the message. If you'd like to vi...
Outlook for Mac not updating GAL
Occasionally Outlook for Mac (OfM) will stop updating the Global Address List (GAL) from Microsoft Exchange Server. To fix this issue to the following:
From the Finder select the Go menu
Hold down the Option key and Library will appear
Navigate to ~/Library/Caches/Outl...
Settings for Mail Clients
If you plan on using your own email application on your computer to get your VCFA email you will need to enter in either the POP, SMTP or IMAP settings. Below is the information you will need to enter into your mail application.
*Please note: Google may block sign-in attempts from some apps or d...
Setting up Mac Mail on Mavericks (10.9 os x)
Setting up your vcfa.edu email account on Mavericks 10.9 Mac Mail
If you already have an account on Mac Mail you will want to go to Mail -> Preferences -> Accounts. Click the plus ('+') button on the bottom left hand side of the window to start a new account. If this is your first email a...
Setting up Outlook/Windows Mail
Open Outlook or Windows Mail.
Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts or Email Accounts
Setting up Send As in your personal Gmail account for your VCFA.edu email account
Log into your Gmail email account
On the upper right hand side click on the Gear icon. On the drop down menu click on 'Settings'
When the 'Settings' panel loads look for the 'Accounts' tab. On the 'Accounts' tab look for the 'Send mail as:' section on the left hand side (about half way down)....
Setting up Thunderbird
Open Thunderbird, enter your account information and click Continue.
Full Name: [your name]
Email Address: your full email address [email@example.com for Google Apps users]
Password: your Gmail password
Thunderbird will do all of the setup for you, but confirm your settings with the informati...
Setting up your Android
Enable IMAP in your Gmail settings.
On your phone, press < Home >, then open the Email application.
On the 'Your accounts' page, select Next to get started with setup.
Enter your full Gmail address and password, then select Next.
On the next screen, you can give the account a nickname a...
Setting up your iPhone
Make sure you've enabled IMAP in your main Gmail settings
Open the Settings app on your device
Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
Tap Add Account...
Enter your account information, being sure to use your full Gmail address, including '@vcfa.com'
Student and Faculty email accounts - Redirecting messages landing in the Spam Folder
Open your VCFA email account in your preferred browser.
Find the email you do not want going to spam and put check the checkbox to the left of the email.
On the file bar at the top click More.
Click Filter messages like these.
Check to make sure the email address that is landing in th...
Switching your Google accounts for your email
Some students, staff, faculty and alumni may have another email account with Google. Google has made it easier now to maintain multiple accounts with them.
From your browser on the upper right hand side click on the very last icon (depending on how you set up your other Google account it migh...